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Life Expectancy For Kids With Hiv

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Life Expectancy of HIV+ Children

What is the average life expectancy of a child born HIV+?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A child infected with HIV at birth can live a long life if identified early and treated;JLS.... Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »

HIV+ /Swollen lymphoids /lab notes /life expectancy General questions.

Back ground:31 year old male, non-drug or alcohol user or smoker. HIV+ Since August 2012. Getting... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UK Study Shows How Better HIV Drugs Extend Lives

Life expectancy in UK residents treated for HIV infection grew by over 15 years during 1996-2008, largely due to earlier diagnosis and treatment with better, less toxic drugs, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed data from the UK... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Women Have Lowest Life Expectancy in World, Due in Part to HIV/AIDS, WHO Says

The life expectancy for women in Zimbabwe is 34 years, the lowest in the world, according to the World Health Organization 's World Health Report 2006 released Friday, London's Telegraph reports (Thornycroft, Telegraph , 4/9). Men in Zimbabwe... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Widespread HIV Treatment Helped South Africa Increase Life Expectancy, Researchers Say

With the average life expectancy for South Africans at 60 years old, the country "has achieved a 'stunning' increase in life expectancy in the last three years due to a government push to roll out antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) to people with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Widespread HIV Treatment Helped South Africa Increase Life Expectancy, Researchers Say

With the average life expectancy for South Africans at 60 years old, the country "has achieved a 'stunning' increase in life expectancy in the last three years due to a government push to roll out antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) to people with... Read more »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
Hi

I was recently diagnosed with HIV some 6/7 weeks ago. While I can accept this illness and try not to let it affect my life too much, and making sure I go to my appointments on time etc, I'm wanting to know if HIV actually has an impact of your... Read more »

Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
My boy friend and I have recently tested +. We are just beginning meds and are wondering what kind of life expectancy we will have. We are now in our 20's and otherwise pretty healthy.

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Life Expectancy for H.I.V.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone know the life Expectancy for H.I.V.

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Life expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We have a friend who just told us she and her husband are both HIV+, and the husband has AIDS. We cannot find any information regarding their life expectancy. What does the current research on this matter say?

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